Mount Pearl is located on the Avalon Peninsula in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The City is adjacent to the Provincial capital of St. John’s. Mount Pearl is minutes from the Atlantic Ocean located in the beautiful Waterford Valley region. The Waterford Valley sits in the Waterford River which runs directly into the Atlantic Ocean at the St. John’s Harbour. The river boasts aquatic life and is protected in a park-like setting throughout its location in Mount Pearl.
Despite the natural setting of the Waterford Valley, Mount Pearl is a very urban environment possessing all the services and amenities of the modern world. The City contains a thriving business sector and is the prime location for many new developments in the region. Mount Pearl also plays host to numerous events and sporting activities throughout the year. At no time is the spirit of Mount Pearl more alive then during Mount Pearl's Frosty Festival which takes place each February and the Mount Pearl City Days Celebrations held each year in July.